Quoting Bill Allombert (Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr): > > That latter part probably belongs more to the Developer's > > Reference. Indeed, a section about po4a and a simple way to setup a > > framework for localized manpages would be a great addition to it. > > Frankly, I do not like po4a for manpages. I think we should provide a > simpler solution that provide the warranty above. Sorry, but I don't buy that one argument. We also have a few DD who dislike debhelper and packaging helpers and, still, our DevRef recommends their use. So, well, as some of our major native packages are using po4a for their manpages l10n framework, it well worth having the DevRef recommending its use. ....which do not prevent anyone "not liking" it to: - write something else - promote its use - write recommendations in the DevRef about it.
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